Emirates top others in TASOTA awards

Emirates airline shone at Tanzania Society of Travel Agents’ (TASOTA) awards night in Dar es Salaam over the weekend after scooping eight awards.

The airline, a subsidiary of Dubai-based Emirates Group, was named the international airline, operating in Tanzania, with the best economy class products, in a draw that PricewaterhouseCoopers, a multinational professional services firm, conducted. 

Emirates was also named as an international airline with the best premium product, beating Qatar Airways and Swissair.

It was also named an airline with the best onwards connections to Middle East, Indian sub-continent and the Far East ahead of Qatar Airways and Oman Air.

In the TASOTA 2013 award night gala graced by the Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Lazaro Nyalandu, Emirates Airline also won the award of the airline with the best in-flight service and entertainment ahead of KLM and Qatar Airways.

The Dubai based airline was also named as the airline with the best complaint settlement system, an airline with the best airport customer service and the airline with the best reservation team. Kenya Airways scooped three awards in the night.

It was named as an African airline with the best economy class product operating out of Tanzania, beating South African Airways and Rwanda Air. Kenya Airways was also named as an African airline with the best premium class product and the airline with the best onward connections within Africa.

Precision Air scooped one award after being named the best domestic scheduled airline ahead of Air Tanzania and Fast Jet, the low cost African airline that won the ‘New Kid on the Block Award.’
Source: Daily News, reported from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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